NFL ON CBS Scores Highest-Rated Regular-Season Game Since 2011
CBS Sports' coverage of THE NFL ON CBS on Sunday, Dec. 16, highlighted by the Pittsburgh-Dallas overtime thriller (and Kansas City-Oakland), earned the weekend's highest overnight household rating/share of any network in the metered markets with a 17.2/30, compared to last year's 19.5/36 (New England-Denver), which was the second-highest rated regular-season game since the Network re-acquired the NFL in 1998.
The game rating peaked at 20.8/38 from 7:30-8:00 PM, ET.
CBS's early regional coverage (Denver-Baltimore; Indianapolis-Houston; Jacksonville-Miami) scored a 10.8/22, up 50% from last year's 7.2/15 (Cincinnati-St. Louis; Miami-Buffalo; Tennessee-Indianapolis).
Games for the rest of 2012 include:
WEEK 16 - SUNDAY, DEC. 23
Tennessee @ Green Bay 1:00
Oakland @ Carolina 1:00
Buffalo @ Miami 1:00
Cincinnati @ Pittsburgh 1:00
New England @ Jacksonville 1:00
Indianapolis @ Kansas City 1:00
Cleveland @ Denver 4:05
WEEK 17 - SUNDAY, DEC. 30 - CBS DBHDR
N.Y. Jets @ Buffalo 1:00
Miami @ New England 1:00
Baltimore @ Cincinnati 1:00
Cleveland @ Pittsburgh 1:00
Houston @ Indianapolis 1:00
Jacksonville @ Tennessee 1:00
Kansas City @ Denver 4:25
Oakland @ San Diego 4:25